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Finding Minnesota: Aitkin’s World Famous Fish House Parade

In Minnesota’s cabin country, things get a little slow this time of year. Most vacationers are gone, and it would take something special to lure them back in November.

11/14/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Employee Petitions Target To Return Thanksgiving

Thousands of people are signing an online petition created by a California Target employee to give back Thanksgiving.

11/12/2012

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Target Has Earlier Start For Holiday Kickoff

Target Corp. will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving, three hours earlier than a year ago, to kick off the holiday shopping season.

11/12/2012

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Early Look At Black Friday Doorbuster Deals

Weeks before the halls are decked, the deals are already coming out — and Black Friday isn’t for another two weeks.

11/09/2012

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Planning For Black Friday And All Your Holiday Season Shopping Trips

Black Friday is the biggest shopping day of the year. Here’s how to get the most out of your shopping trip.

11/07/2012

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2012 Could Be The Best Holiday Shopping Season In Years

Target is the latest to announce an aggressive price-matching policy — saying it will match prices of major online retailers, including Amazon, starting Nov. 1.

10/17/2012

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Stores All Set For Holidays With Seasonal Offerings

Halloween is still several weeks away yet already, some stores are getting ready for Christmas.

10/09/2012

Good Question

Good Question: Does Shopping Early For The Holidays Save You Money?

There’s a mix of displays in a Minneapolis store front that’ll likely make you double-take: a skeleton and a Christmas tree.

10/08/2012

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Savings.com Finds The Deals You Want For You

If you missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals, there are sales you can still take advantage of this holiday season.

12/09/2011

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Shoppers Hit Local Stores For Small Business Saturday

Saturday was the second annual Small Business Saturday. It’s a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on the busiest shopping weekend of the year.

11/26/2011

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Esme’s Blog: Blue Law For Thanksgiving?

After all the fuss about Target and other retailers opening early on Thanksgiving, after all the hype about the backlash, the only conclusion that can be drawn the day after is that if stores open with deals, shoppers will come.

11/26/2011

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Mall Of America Sets Attendance Record On Black Friday

Shoppers came out by the thousands for Black Friday at the Mall of America.

11/26/2011

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Black Friday 2011: Insomnia And Sales

With a toot of a whistle, the holiday shopping train at Southdale began a 30 day-journey with Black Friday, which sent huge crowds into stores and malls hours earlier than usual.

11/25/2011

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Black Friday Madness Strikes Twin Cities

Thousands of shoppers have already come and gone from stores around the Twin Cities. Some stores opened Thanksgiving night, including Toys R Us stores around the country.

11/25/2011

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